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I Tried To Be Zen | Hannah’s Hacks

What: Yoga Retreat Where: Dzogchen Beara How much: 390 (incl. accommodation, food and approx 24 hours of yoga workshops.) How long: 3 days Fun rating: 3.5/5 Anyone that knows me probably wouldn’t associate me with yoga, silent meditation or waking up at 6a.m. It would be fair to associate me with chicken rolls, gin and […]

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I Pretended I Was Pregnant For Awhile | Hannah’s Hacks

  Blue cross, blue line, blue cross. That little plastic stick costs €9.95 and weighs nothing but the state of your future. That small pregnancy test stands in the balance, in the public Tesco’s toilet sits impending doom. The light is flickering, the floor is sticky. 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1; Blue Line. […]

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I Went For An STD Test | Hannah’s Hacks

The 21st century brings with it great liberation in a number of ways. It’s an era where we have never been so connected with one another via social media; it’s an era when people of the same sex can get married. Expressing your sexuality in the way you please has become increasingly acceptable. We’re living […]

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I Deleted Social Media For Two Weeks | Hannah’s Hacks

Do the apps of our generation make us insecure and less focused? Well yeah. Technology mediates every aspect of our lives including our interpersonal relationships. Such vast developments have the ability to both strengthen and weaken our bonds. This is shown in a plethora of case studies. Sherry Turkle, psychologist and author of “Alone Together” […]

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I Tried To Be A Fitness Influencer | Hannah’s Hacks

Have you ever tried doing a burpee? That nonsense gets you physically, emotionally and spiritually. Have you ever tried doing a burpee after smoking three fags with a hangover? That’s a new level. Motley Tries Kayla Instines has easily been the hardest challenges so far this year. The Australian fitness blogger has 3.9 million followers […]

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I Pretended I Was Homeless | Hannah’s Hacks

In December 2014, Mr. John Cotter, 43 was found in a doorway on Molesworth Street. Enda Kenny said €55m had been set aside to deal with the homeless and a huge social housing programme initiated. “Homelessness is a complicated matter.” said Mr. Kenny and so we all moved on.  A homeless man was found in […]

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